Wireless update (long)

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sat Apr 1 20:37:07 PST 2006


Joe Ciccone wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> $ iwconfig ath0 essid "NETGEAR" channel 11 ap 00:14:6C:09:C9:E7
>>   
> This is overkill most of the time. This is what my system does when it
> udev sees ath0. This can probably be easily incorperated into the
> bootscripts, I'll play around with it.
> 
> iwconfig ath0 essid Ciccone &&
> iwconfig ath0 mode Managed &&
> iwconfig ath0 key restricted [wep key here] &&
> ip link set ath0 up &&
> ip addr add 192.168.0.131/24 broadcast 255.255.255.0 dev ath0 &&
> ip route add default via 192.168.0.1 dev ath0

OK, thanks.  I'll try a variation on that.

  -- Bruce




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